Boston Medical Center is Recruiting Birth Sisters
An innovative multicultural doula service that offers “sister-like” support during pregnancy, childbirth, and the post-partum period
Birth Sisters Recruitment Flyer
What does a Birth Sister do?
- Provides emotional support to patients during pregnancy, childbirth, and the first weeks of the post-partum period
- Helps connect patients to resources they need during and after their pregnancy
- Visits patients in their homes before and after delivery to provide education and support
What’s the benefit of being a Birth Sister?
- An exciting chance to help pregnant people at important points in their lives
- An entrance into reproductive health and healthcare as a profession
What kind of training is required?
- BMC trains all new Birth Sisters in all aspects of the role, including labor support, pre-natal and post-partum education, breastfeeding, and community resources
- Prior doula experience is not required
Who may be a good fit for the Birth Sister role?
Experience working Shared identities with Interest in healthcare in the community BMC patients and social justice
Experience working in the community
Shared identities with BMC patients
Interest in healthcare and social justice
|People who have served as community health workers||People who identify as BIPOC, immigrants, or multi-lingual||People who are passionate about public health, reproductive health, and racial and social justice|
How can I get involved?
If you’d like to learn more, please contact BMC’s Birth Sisters Program at email@example.com
“Thank you for being there in my time of need. I really appreciate it truly from the bottom of my heart because times like that it’s hard being alone… I’m sure if other women are in need of a friend, you will be there.”